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This week’s headlines: Urgent action is called for to help onshore wind play its part in achieving net zero; new figures fuel fears that growing energy demand could hit emissions reduction progress; a business lobby group has called on the next government to embark on a decade of climate action; and a tidal energy firm unveils plans for a crowdfunding drive.
12 11 2019
News article - 12 November 2019
This week's headlines: strike-prices for offshore wind projects fell by 30% in the latest Contracts for Difference auction round; global CO2 emissions rise at their fastest rate for seven years; and Government look to push back the smart meter rollout deadline to 2024.
24 09 2019
News article - 24 September 2019
After the bidding window for Contracts for Difference (CfD) was extended following a legal challenge, Head of Renewable Sales, Chris Smith has assessed the challenges facing onshore wind and whether the technology might yet be able to access the funding. Onshore wind has not been allowed to compete for CfDs for some time now – in fact you have to go back to the very first round of CfDs awarded in 2015 to find the last time that particular technology was allowed to bid for funding. The official...
22 08 2019
Blog - 22 August 2019
This week's headlines: the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) bidding window has been extended following a legal challenge; Government define the scope of the inquiry into the power cut which occurred earlier this month; and The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) outline how gas can help the UK transition to Net Zero.
20 08 2019
News article - 20 August 2019
This week's headlines: Government order a review into last Friday's power cut; the widest range of organisations ever to come together in support of onshore wind has called on the new Energy Minister to support development of the technology; and The London School of Economics has described a UK Emissions Trading System as the 'worst outcome' post-Brexit.
13 08 2019
News article - 13 August 2019